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Aruba: This week in politics

Aruba Girl summarises a busy week in Aruban politics: a member of parliament from the opposition AVP resigned, the justice minister said he would resign next year, and then the government announced that import duties on many goods would be doubled or tripled. “Now that … our national debt is reaching dangerously high proportions, that the private sector grew with a very anemic 1.6% in five years, now the government wants to introduce measures that will increase the higher cost of [living] and worsen our tourist market position.”

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